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New Everton signing Allan is one of the best defensive midfielders in world football, according to Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti.

New Everton signing Allan one of the world’s best – coach

New Everton signing Allan is one of the best defensive midfielders in world football, according to Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti.
“AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, the majority shareholder of AS Roma S.p.A, and The Friedkin Group regarding the sale of the club,” the club said in a statement.

New Roma owners reveal ambitious plan for Italian club

Roma have been acquired by The Friedkin Group and the new owner wants to make the Serie A club one of the “greatest names in world football”.
Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.

Lille owner confirms Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer

Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

FIFA condemns Swiss probe, says Gianni Infantino remains president

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football’s governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

Criminal proceedings against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino launched in Switzerland

A special prosecutor were appointed this month to investigate dealings between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and the head of world football.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says there will be more pressure on Manchester United in Sunday’s crunch clash at the King Power Stadium as they “need” rather than want to be in the Champions League.

Leicester coach says more pressure on Manchester United in top four showdown

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says there will be more pressure on Manchester United in Sunday’s crunch clash at the King Power Stadium as they “need” rather than want to be in the Champions League.
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2020 Ballon d’Or award cancelled due to pandemic

France Football have announced that the Ballon d’Or will not be awarded to any footballer this year (2020) due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Pep Guardiola praises influential Marcelo Bielsa following Leeds ‘exceptional’ promotion

Pep Guardiola has praised Marcelo Bielsa and congratulated the Argentine after he guided Leeds to promotion to the Premier League.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

The Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal handed FIFA fine over secret sell-on clauses for player transfers

World football’s governing body have fined the Premier League club £34,000 and the Gunners have been warned that they could face harsher sanctions in the future.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA interested in transfer deal involving Manchester United, Sporting Lisbon

The World Football governing body FIFA is interested in the deal involving Manchester United and Sporting Lisbon when both clubs transact for the transfer of Bruno Fernandes in January.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.

NFF: What we will spend FIFA’s $500,000 on

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.
Sergio Ramos hit back at Gerard Pique over his criticism of Real Madrid, saying he would sign up to win every El Clasico playing as badly as the Barcelona defender suggested.

Sergio Ramos ‘hungry to end the season with a title’

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic putting world football on hold, we were witnessing one of the most exciting LaLiga title races in some time, with Real Madrid just two points behind Barcelona with 11 games to play.
Erling Haaland has emerged as a potential candidate for Real Madrid with the Spanish giants having doubts over long-term target Kylian Mbappé.

Christian Vieri: Erling Haaland is the best striker in the world

Borussia Dortmund's teenage striker Erling Haaland is already the best forward in world football, according to former ` international frontman Christian Vieri.
former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Christian Vieri picks Ronaldo de Lima over Cristiano Ronaldo

former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Manchester United are ready to step up their pursuit of a fourth-place Premier League finish following the Premier League's winter break, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Manchester United coach advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful instead of Borussia Dortmund star

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful Bukayo Saka from Arsenal instead of £120m top target Jadon Sancho in the summer transfer window.
Belarus FA (BFF) general secretary Sergei Zhardetski says there is no reason for the league to be suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Belarus FA: No reason to stop playing football despite coronavirus pandemic

Belarus FA (BFF) general secretary Sergei Zhardetski says there is no reason for the league to be suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Leaked FIFA document states contracts should be extended until end of current season

A leaked document from world football’s governing body FIFA states that player and coaches contracts should be extended until the end of the current season whenever that will be according to a report from news agency Reuters.

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